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October 27, 2021

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He didn't have to go to the Super Bowl to get a game ball

In a manner of speaking, the Super Bowl came to Bill Ramseyer

Bill Ramseyer didn’t have to go to the Super Bowl to get a game ball. The Super Bowl came to him, in a manner of speaking.

The Bluffton High School and Bluffton College student athlete, and once again Bluffton resident, Ramseyer was presented a Super Bowl football directly from Wilson’s Sporting Goods in Ada. All Super Bowl footballs are created by Wilson’s in Ada.


Libby Frazier is the BHS January student of the month

Involved in many school activities and college plus classes

Bluffton High School junior, Libby Frazier, is the January BHS student of the month.

Libby is the junior class vice president, is a member of the National Honor Society, is lead alto sax in BHS jazz band, is a member of show choir, orchestra, bowling and dance. She is also a member of the girls’ varsity tennis team.

In her spare time she enjoys drawing and playing with her dog. Libby  currently is enrolled in college credit plus classes at Bluffton University and the University of Findlay. 


GoFundMe site established in memory of Ethan Leiber

A GoFundMe: Remembering Ethan Leiber site is now accepting donations. The Bluffton Middle School student senate, of which he was a member, established the site.

Click here to visit the site.


Tyler Black named vice-president of Ottawa River Coalition

The watershed weaves its way around Bluffton and Beaverdam from the south in Ada and includes Sugar Creek plus streams on the extreme northwestern portion of Allen County

Tyler Black of Bluffton, representing the Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District, was elected vice-president of the Ottawa River Coalition during its recent annual meeting. This is his first term on the board.

Black said, “The Ottawa River Coalition plays an important role in watershed management and clean water.

“Something that I know, as vice-chair of the ORC and as a resident of Bluffton, means a great deal to everyone in the region.”


Alexandra Besecker on Hofstra dean's list

Alexandra Besecker of Bluffton was named to the fall dean's list of Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y., where she attends. To be named ot the list a student must achieve a GPA of at least 3.5.


Sam Luke scholarship recipient at U of Findlay

Sam Luke, Bluffton HS graduate, was awarded an endowed scholarship at the University of Findlay for the 2020-2021 academic year. He is recipient of the Marathon Petroleum Corporation ESOH Operating Scholarship.